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Lowcountry students participate in Bike to School Day

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Hundreds of students and teachers around South Carolina, and thousands around the country, won't be riding in cars or buses to get to school on Wednesday morning. 

They'll be biking, participating in National Bike to School Day.The fourth annual event is part of National Bike Month, which is celebrated each May.

Sponsored by the National Center for Safe Routes to School, this event encourages schools across the country to take part in bike-focused activities with the aim to increase physical activity among children and promote pedestrian safety.

With 52 South Carolina schools participating, the Palmetto State falls in the middle of the pack in participation. States like California and Florida have more than 230 schools signed up to participate, while states like Nebraska and West Virginia seeing less than 10 schools participating. 

Students in the Lowcountry who could not ride bikes to school were encouraged to walk to school. 

To see what schools are participating, click here.

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